The Arkansas State Red Wolves will be adding a bigger running back to their arsenal of offensive weapons on National Signing Day tomorrow.
Former Fort Bend (Texas) Kempner High School star running back and a former Texas Tech player Armond Weh-Weh committed to the Red Wolves on January 24 and AstateNation caught up with him Sunday to talk about his pledge to the Red Wolves.
“I can’t wait to sign my letter of intent this Wednesday,” Weh-Weh said. “It’s a great upcoming program, the coaches and players are very excited about what they are building in Jonesboro. Everyone’s talking about winning their second straight conference title this fall.”
Weh-Weh weighs in at 6-1, 220 pounds and bring size, experience and maturity to a stable of young backs currently on the Red Wolves roster.
“Coach (Blake) Anderson is looking for me to come in and play right away,” Weh-Weh said. “He is telling me that the running backs as a group can use my maturity, and experience to help strengthen the position.”
Weh-Weh rushed for more than 1,200 yards last season, averaging about 8 yards a carry. He redshirted his freshman season at Texas Tech before transferring to Scottsdale Junior College where he has spent the last two seasons.
According to Weh-Weh, Coach Anderson made a big impression on the talented running back.
“He is a great offensive minded coach,” Weh-Weh said. “He is one of the main reasons I chose to be a Red Wolf.”
The impression was so great, Weh-Weh made a promise to his new head coach that he was finished with recruiting and took no other official visits this past weekend.
“I’m 100 percent sure about my decision,” Weh-Weh said. “Jonesboro really reminds me a lot of Lubbock